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August 9, 2018

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10:25 AM

Robert Ambrogi, a Boston-based attorney, journalist, and popular legal-tech blogger, visited BYU Law School to discuss why changes in technology matter to students’ futures. One of the biggest changes the legal profession is the evolving requirements regarding attorneys’ technological competence. To set the stage for his talk, Ambrogi reminded students that it was only a…

August 9, 2018

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10:25 AM

BYU Law is pleased to announce that Dean Gayla Sorenson (Class of ’85) has been selected as the new Assistant Dean of External Relations, a position focused on strengthening the legal community composed of BYU Law students, alumni, and J. Reuben Clark Law Society (JRCLS) members. Dean Sorenson is most well-known to current students and recent…

August 9, 2018

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10:23 AM

BYU Law is pleased to welcome Stacie Stewart as its new Assistant Dean of Admissions. Dean Stewart, a BYU Law alum, looks forward to the opportunity to share her passion for both the law and the Law School in her new position.  "I am thrilled to be joining the Admissions Team at the J. Reuben Clark Law…

August 9, 2018

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10:23 AM

For its first event of the semester, the Federalist Society welcomed Ilya Shapiro (CATO Institute) and BYU Political Science Professor Brandon Dabling. Shapiro and Dabling discussed stare decisis and when courts should overturn precedent, specifically reviewing the Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Austin v. Michigan Chamber of Commerce in Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission.…

August 9, 2018

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10:19 AM

The American Constitution Society and BYU Law School welcomed Melissa Dalton-Bradford and Sharlee Glenn, co-founders of Mormon Women for Ethical Government (MWEG), for a discussion regarding immigration and refugee policy. More than a policy discussion, the event served as a platform for sharing stories of the human lives affected by immigration policy and encouraging students…

August 9, 2018

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9:20 AM

Ed Walters, the CEO of Fastcase and an adjunct at Georgetown University Law Center and Cornell Tech, opened this semester’s Future of Law Lecture Series. with a presentation, titled “The Law of Robots.” Mr. Walters gave students a deep dive into advancements occurring in technology and how the law needs to prepare for those upcoming…

July 30, 2018

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1:20 PM

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November 11, 2017

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10:14 AM

This semester, BYU Law initiated a Book of the Semester program titled “BYU Lawreads.” “We envision this project as an opportunity for our students and other members of our community to engage with the law on an emotional level. Our primary goal is to motivate deeper reflection on the role of law in human affairs,”…

September 25, 2017

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12:00 AM

Amy Wan, Founder of Bootstrap Legal, focused on students in her presentation at BYU Law’s “Future of Law” series. Ms. Wan advised students regarding the future of technology as an important factor in the legal field. Ms. Wan’s advice stems from her own experience in the legal tech field. After obtaining her law degree at…

September 22, 2017

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12:00 AM

On the International Day of Peace, September 21, 2017, the Center for Conflict Resolution held its annual Peacemaker Award Presentation. This year’s recipient was James Ferrell, a founding member and managing partner of the Arbinger Institute, an organization dedicated to changing the way people think about resolving conflicts. A graduate of Yale Law School and…